Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius: Prelude
Sir Edward Elgar 10:36
2 The Dream of Gerontius: Jesu, Maria - I am near to death
Sir Edward Elgar 3:09
3 The Dream of Gerontius: Kyrie eleison - Holy Mary, pray for him
Sir Edward Elgar 2:12
4 The Dream of Gerontius: Rouse thee, my fainting soul
Sir Edward Elgar 4:14
5 The Dream of Gerontius: Sanctus fortis, Sanctus Deus
Sir Edward Elgar 4:55
6 The Dream of Gerontius: I can no more
Sir Edward Elgar 5:36
7 The Dream of Gerontius: Proficiscere, anima Christiana
Sir Edward Elgar 6:33
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 The Dream of Gerontius: Introduction
Sir Edward Elgar 1:41
2 The Dream of Gerontius: I went to sleep
Sir Edward Elgar 4:14
3 The Dream of Gerontius: My work is done
Sir Edward Elgar 2:08
4 The Dream of Gerontius: It is a member of that family
Sir Edward Elgar 5:55
5 The Dream of Gerontius: But hark! – Low-born clods of brute earth
Sir Edward Elgar 1:39
6 The Dream of Gerontius: Dispossessed, aside thrust
Sir Edward Elgar 4:18
7 The Dream of Gerontius: I see not those false spirits
Sir Edward Elgar 1:44
8 The Dream of Gerontius: There was a mortal – Praise to the Holiest
Sir Edward Elgar 5:15
9 The Dream of Gerontius: But hark! a grand mysterious harmony
Sir Edward Elgar 1:20
10 The Dream of Gerontius: Praise to the Holiest
Sir Edward Elgar 7:49
11 The Dream of Gerontius: Thy judgement now is near
Sir Edward Elgar 2:05
12 The Dream of Gerontius: Jesu! by that shuddering dread
Sir Edward Elgar 6:09
13 The Dream of Gerontius: Praise to His Name! – Take me away
Sir Edward Elgar 5:47
14 The Dream of Gerontius: Softly and gently
Sir Edward Elgar 6:50

Credits

CD 1

bass-baritone vocals [Priest]:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (track 7)
choir vocals [chorus]:
Hallé Choir (tracks 3–4, 6–7)
choir vocals [semi-chorus]:
Hallé Youth Choir (tracks 3, 6–7)
chorus master:
James Burton (composer and conductor) (tracks 3–4, 6–7)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1900) (tracks 1–7)
conductor:
Sir Mark Elder (conductor) (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–7)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–7)
tenor vocals [Gerontius]:
Paul Groves (tracks 2–6)
recorded at:
Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–7)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of:

CD 2

bass-baritone vocals [Angel of the Agony]:
Bryn Terfel (bass-baritone opera singer) (track 12)
choir vocals [chorus]:
Hallé Choir (tracks 4–6, 8, 10, 12–14)
choir vocals [semi-chorus]:
Hallé Youth Choir (tracks 8, 12, 14)
chorus master:
James Burton (composer and conductor) (tracks 4–6, 8, 10, 12–14)
composer:
Edward Elgar (1900) (tracks 1–14)
conductor:
Sir Mark Elder (conductor) (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–14)
mezzo-soprano vocals [Angel]:
Alice Coote (tracks 3–5, 7–9, 11, 13–14)
orchestra:
Hallé Orchestra (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–14)
tenor vocals [Soul of Gerontius]:
Paul Groves (tracks 2, 4–5, 7–9, 11–13)
recorded at:
Bridgewater Hall in Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom (2008-07-15 – 2008-07-19) (tracks 1–14)
arrangements:
The Angel's Farewell from The Dream of Gerontius (for organ, Brewer) (track 14)
part of:
partial recording of:
recording of: